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Historic City of Ayutthaya

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A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ayutthaya Historical Park incorporates over a dozen ancient temple sites.
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Ayutthaya 13000, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday

Interesting remains of the previous capital. Can be very crowded but move further in and it’s quiet. The main site has some ramps for wheelchair users but Wat Chaiwatthanaram is impossible

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ateamgoestravelling
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our visit was magnificent! We loved the grandeur of the temples. We felt humbled and in awe of the history.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BonniethequeenB
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our half day trip to Ayutthaya from Bangkok. We got the train which was good fun (although we had to stand on the way back as it was full) and took about an hour and a half. Once you're there it's easy to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank corrine138
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Ayutthaya with some local friends to see this piece of history. Founded in the middle of the 1300's, it was the second capital after Sukhothai but the Burmese destroyed the place 500 years later. What is left is the ruins of many...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Felix_the_parrot
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had a wonderful private tour of Ayutthaya with Mr. Pok, a local guide showing people around the area and is fluent in English. we called Mr Pok one day in advance (at 0812539037) and he picked us up at our hotel...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank smithjgarry
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited several locations and all were exceptional. They are a no miss. Very historical from the 1300's

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gary c
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the great attractions is the buddah's head inside the tree's branch. Ok, it is original and curios, but we felt it didn't deserve such admiration. The Mahathat temple surely was fantastic, but there is not much left. It is really sad. The Wat...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jordi T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing to see the building skills the Thai already had many, many years ago. Unfortunately a Thai television hit, which was also popular in China, makes the place flooded with Chinese people. The fact that they are rude, impolite and respectless amkes me feel not...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank DickRogaar
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful place to spend a few days exploring the temples, riding a boat around the canals and rivers, visiting the many markets - and the Boat Museum. Do not ride the elephants - the training is unnecessarily cruel - don't support it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mojo105105
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the train here for the day from Bangkok. We just bought one way tickets each way, was really cheap. The train ride was about 2 hours each way. Get on the train early, if you can - the seats filled up quickly. We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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11 November 2018|
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Response from malmt2011 | Reviewed this property |
hi, Ayutthaya is about 80 kilometers north of Bangkok (approx 2 hrs drive). Ancient capital with extensive archaeological site eg. temple. Definitely worth the visit. Just bring umbrella with you and you will be fine.
28 October 2018|
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Response from joannehurley | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I was there during the day and although its very old with not many eateries it feels pretty safe. There were lots of ticket offices open and English speaking around and it felt very safe.
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27 February 2018|
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Response from AnnaDBo | Reviewed this property |
I cannot answer you question (just bungalows) - f about travel from Lamplaimat. What I can say is that we traveled from Bangkok’s Lamphong Railway Station vía an express train to Ayutthaya. The cost was $15 one way. The... More